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Manager, Renewals

Req id:  29705

Reading, GB Paris La Defense Cedex, 75, FR Cork, IE



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management.  



The Opportunity


This Renewals Manager is responsible for managing our Southern region software maintenance renewals business. The primary responsibility is to develop a long-term relationship with existing customers to maintain a high renewal rate and consistent maintenance revenue.

The RM will be expected to effectively manage a team of Renewals Specialists to ensure they meet quarterly revenue targets. The role involves a focus on customer satisfaction and will require regular site visits working alongside Sales and Services to maintain a positive customer relationship.


What it takes:


⦁    Deal with escalated issues (liaison between all parties including, Sales, Services and Finance teams to provide a route of escalation to resolve Customer Support issues).
⦁    Successful operation of the team to achieve targeted on-time renewal rate and revenue targets.
⦁    Support the Sales organisations with business analytics to aid in decision-making process related to service contract negotiation.
⦁    Participate in customer contract negotiations to provide commercial support and address any Customer Support issues.
⦁    Preparation and presentation of management and forecasting reports.
⦁    Evaluate and propose system improvements to drive efficiencies and shorten the contract renewal process; lead or support implementation as required.
⦁    Identify areas for process or service improvements; contribute to creation of business requirements for resolution; lead or support implementation as required.


You are great at:


⦁    Bachelors Degree level required or relevant experience.
⦁    Experience managing a Software Maintenance Renewals business.
⦁    Detail-oriented, proactive individual with excellent organisational and communication skills.
⦁    Strong business and commercial acumen.
⦁    Ability to apply innovative approaches and initiative to increase productivity and work standards.
⦁    Strong people management skills.
⦁    Superior writing and presentation skills.
⦁    Familiarity with contract creation and execution in a Service Delivery environment and experience with contract terms and documents.
⦁    Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively, depending on specific situations.



At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

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